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Genetic and Developmental Disorders: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Genetic and Developmental Disorders |

An Uncommon Inherited Thrombophilia in a Newly Diagnosed HIV/AIDS Young African-American Man Presenting With PJP and Saddle Pulmonary Embolus

John Mark Pabona, MD; Camille Edwards, MD; Elizabeth Stone, PhD; Alexis Cunningham, MD; Meena Ahluwalia, MD; Karen Simon, MD; Raji Ayinla, MD
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Harlem Hospital Center (an affiliate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons), New York, NY


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):645A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.738
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Genetic and Developmental Disorders

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Prothrombin G20210A mutation is the second most common inherited risk factor for thrombosis after Factor V Leiden mutation. Heterozygotes have a 2-4 fold increased risk for venous thrombosis. The mutation is extremely uncommon in non-Caucasian population with <1% of the African American, Asian and Native American populations combined. This case highlights a rare mutation in a young African American man newly diagnosed with HIV/AIDS presenting with Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PJP) and saddle pulmonary embolism (PE)

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